Bomb disposal team called after explosion in Hong Kong public toilet near housing estate

Hong Kong bomb disposal officers were called in after an explosion in a public toilet on Tuesday night, while in a separate incident police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters.

The blast wrecked the toilet bowl and blackened walls after plumes of black smoke were emitted.

The incident occurred at 10.47pm in a toilet for the disabled near Lai Chi Kok public library and Mei Foo Sun Chuen, a large private housing estate.

The police’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was sent to the area to investigate. No one was hurt in the blast, according to the force, and no arrests were made.

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Source: South China Morning Post